Library Update

The Main Library is now open for brief visits, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Appointments are required, and not all library resources are available.  Click here to request an appointment.  For more information on library reopening, including appointments, due dates, overdue fees, and new services such as curbside pickup and digital access-only library cards, click here.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type
Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Teens" group.

QuaranTEEN Photo Challenge

All Day 9/18 - 9/25
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Miss Leah has challenged you to a quarantine photo contest! Try to capture the most items from Miss Leah’s list in one single photo. Be sure to post it online! Find the link on the Teen Blog at https://www.fortsmithlibrary.org/plan-your-visit/teen...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Books & Writing, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag every Thursday morning to see Fred--AND to see which favorite story you'll get to hear!  If YOU'VE got a favorite story, be sure to let Ms. Robin know!  You can see "Ms. Robin's Favorites" any...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Crafty Corner

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
Adults can be crafty, also!  Rediscover your creative spark by joining Mrs. Tiffany from the Miller Branch for an easy craft that you can make at your home.  Tune in to the library’s YouTube channel or the library’s Facebook page to craft a...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Virtual Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Stop!  It's time for a story break!  Every Friday morning, Mrs. Tiffany will be sharing a story with a different animal or visiting an interesting location in our area.  You can watch Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany anytime on ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

STEAM Team - Invisible Ink

11:00am - 11:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities, How-To, STEAM
Custom Program Description:
STEAM Team is a program for children who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Are you ready for a sneaky science project? Learn how to concoct invisible ink with just a few household supplies! www.facebook.com/fort...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, How-To
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Custom Program Description:
Ryanne Harper of Tipsy Mockingbird Books will lead a workshop on publishing your written work. The virtual workshop (via Zoom) is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Please register at https://www.fortsmithlibrary.org/events/p...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join Mrs. Tiffany every Monday morning for a laptime storytime!  Be sure and stay tuned until the end when, after she reads and acts silly, she'll share a simple craft that you can create at home. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Writing, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join Youth Services staff member Matia Stewart on Facebook or YouTube as she reads Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment by Parker Curry and Jessica Curry.  When Parker Curry was a toddler, she visited the National Portrait Gallery....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
The Fort Smith Public Library has partnered with Center for Arkansas Legal Services to bring three Zoom online programs to our library users starting September 15. These presentations are conducted by legal experts and are funded by grants to provide...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off-the-Cuff Cooking: Fair Food

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie deep fry everything they can get their hands on!   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag this Thursday morning to see Fred--AND to see which favorite story you'll get to hear!  If YOU'VE got a favorite story, be sure to let Ms. Robin know!  You can see "Ms. Robin's Favorites" anyt...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Writing, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
It's time for a break--a Biography Break!  Real people are fascinating, and it is fun to learn more about them.  Join Ms. Robin online at Facebook or YouTube for this Arkansas Diamond Style biography break!  ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Virtual Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Stop!  It's time for a story break!Join Mrs. Tiffany as she shares a story with a different animal or visiting an interesting location in our area.  You can watch Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany anytime on the library's Facebook pag...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Classic Horror Trivia

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Let us test your knowledge on classic horror trivia on Facebook Live! www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Story Safari

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Games & Activities, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Let’s go on a Story Safari! Join zany librarians Mrs. Rachel and Mrs. Tiffany on the hunt for a great book! ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Storytime With Matia: Brown Sugar Babe

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join Youth Services staff member Matia Stewart on Facebook or YouTube as she reads Brown Sugar Babe by Charlotte Watson Sherman.  When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother shows her all the wonderful, beautiful things...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join Mrs. Tiffany for a laptime storytime!  Be sure and stay tuned until the end when, after she reads and acts silly, she'll share a simple craft that you can create at home.   www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie try to follow recipes from cookbooks you can check out from your library! In this episode, Rachel and Jodie are cooking up some spooky treats for Halloween! You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Faceb...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag this Thursday morning to see Fred--AND to see which favorite story you'll get to hear!  If YOU'VE got a favorite story, be sure to let Ms. Robin know!  You can see "Ms. Robin's Favorites" anyt...

How to Make Spooky Slime!

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Custom Program Description:
Join Mark and get ready for Halloween by learning how to make some homemade spooky slime!  Watch the video for a supplies list and instructions about how to complete the activity.  You can watch "How to Make Spooky Slime!" anytime on the Fo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Stephen King Trivia

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Let us test your knowledge on all things Stephen King on Facebook Live!  www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag this Thursday morning to see Fred--AND to see which favorite story you'll get to hear!  If YOU'VE got a favorite story, be sure to let Ms. Robin know!  You can see "Ms. Robin's Favorites" anyt...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Story Safari

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Games & Activities, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Let’s go on a Story Safari! Join zany librarians Mrs. Rachel and Mrs. Tiffany on the hunt for a great book! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag this Thursday morning to see Fred--AND to see which favorite story you'll get to hear!  If YOU'VE got a favorite story, be sure to let Ms. Robin know!  You can see "Ms. Robin's Favorites" anyt...

Women's Nutrition

11:30am - 1:00pm
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Room: Community Room
Meeting Purpose
Nutrition club for women ...

CBCG

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Room: Community Room
Meeting Purpose
Bible Study Group ...